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This program provides support in the transition to the processing and use of biomass for heating in place of coal. The program will provide financial support for capital and/or infrastructure upgrades that are required to effectively manufacture or consume biomass fuel, including expansion of existing facilities or development of new capacity.
Capital Incentive Terms and Conditions (PDF 323 KB)
Capital Incentive Application Form (PDF 195 KB)
Questions & Answers (PDF 294 KB)
• agricultural residue such as wheat straw, corn stover, flax straw, and agriprocessing byproducts such as flax shives, sunflower hulls, oat hulls, and compacted biomass such as wheat chaff pellets and oat hull pellets• forestry residues such as hog fuel, forestry operations residues, salvaged timber• purpose-grown crops such as switchgrass, willow, poplar
• charcoal products• peat• wood from standing green forests• waste as defined under the Environment Act
RESEARCH & DEVELOPMENT GRANT
Research and Development Grant Terms and Conditions (PDF 331 KB)
Research and Development Grant Application Form (PDF 917 KB)
Questions and Answers (PDF 294 KB)
The following groups are eligible for the program, with collaborative applications encouraged especially where expertise from research institutions and organizations is utilized in carrying out the project:
The maximum government contribution to a project will be determined by (a) the project's ability to meet the programs goals and objectives; and (b) such contribution not to exceed the maximum amount for the program.
Projects conducted by private individuals or business will require a minimum 25% contribution (cash and/or in-kind) from the applicant.